Geva received a Bachelor's of Administration Degree from Agnes Scott College in 1947, doing graduate work at Emory University in Atlanta from 1948-49. She was a Biology teacher at Dublin High School (1957-1962) and was named Teacher of the Year in 1962. In 1964, she founded Alexander's Office Center.
Geva was President of the Dublin/Laurens County Chamber of Commerce in 1986, the first woman to fill that position. She has also served on the Dublin/Laurens Industry Authority, Advisory Board of Georgia College and State University, and the Advisory Board of Georgia Southern University. She was named Dublin's Woman of the Year in 1988.
Since founding Alexander's, Geva has filled every position, including but not limited to retail sales clerk, outside sales representative, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger.
In April 2013, Geva was featured in an article on women in business by Jason Holcombe of the Dublin Courier-Herald. He has given us permission to share it with you here.